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Did Mississippi’s poorest students just lose their chance for a quality education?

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. — Last year, an amendment to the Mississippi Constitution that would mandate adequate and efficient funding of public schools — and the ability to seek judicial relief — was placed on the November 2015 ballot. It was called Initiative 42. Soon after, the Mississippi House, long a bastion of anti-public school sentiment, passed […]